Matador Headlines

  • 12 Nov

    Matadors Draw 7th Seed for NJCAA Tournament

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    TYLER, Texas---The Arizona Western Matadors run to the programs first NJCAA Championship heads into the final stages as AWC has been seeded 7th, the NJCAA announced Tuesday.

  • 09 Nov

    MBB: Mats Close Out Chokers, Desert Classic

    YUMA, Ariz. – Despite early foul-trouble to their leading scorers, the Arizona Western Matadors built a cushion around familiar faces before holding onto a 76-69 win over the Grays Harbor Chokers Saturday night to complete the 2019 Desert Classic.


    The Matadors controlled most of the first half as Cash Williams’ thirteen points and five assists sparked the offense to a nine point advantage at the break.


  • 09 Nov

    WBB: Tough Defense Stifles Spartans

    YUMA, Ariz--Holding their opponents to just thirteen first-half points, the Arizona Western Lady Matadors (3-2) pulled away from the Colorado Northwestern Spartans 69-39 Saturday night to close out the 2019 Desert Classic.

    The Matadors forced 15 turnovers in the first half, including 11 steals, to build an early lead. The Matadors did not allow a field goal for the first six and a half minutes, by that time, AWC was already leading 14-0.

  • 09 Nov

    Softball Concludes Fall Schedule

    Due to a limited number of players from the opponents, Arizona Western's scheduled Fall Finale has been scrapped, concluding the Fall Schedule.

    Arizona Western played in the Arizona Invitational and traveled to San Diego, filling out the schedule with a handful of home dates.

    The 2020 Spring Schedule will be posted shortly as AWC will open the season in Nevada before hosting the Great Western Shootout.

  • 08 Nov

    MBB: Mats Lock Down Pirates in Desert Classic


    YUMA, Ariz---It was not an exact repeat but it sure made the Matadors feel at home as Arizona Western (3-2) again scored 91 points its second win over Palo Verde College in three days, this time during their home opener that completed the first day of the 2019 Desert Classic Friday night.

    The 91-70 victory puts the Matadors above .500 for the first time this season.

  • 08 Nov

    WBB: Mats Outboard Express

    YUMA, Ariz---The Arizona Western Lady Matadors (2-2) overcame a slow first quarter and a below average shooting night to knock off the Owens (OH) Community College Express 67-52 Friday night in the opener of the 2019 Desert Classic.

    Arlyssa Underwood’s near triple-double ended as a double-double, 12 pts, 10 boards, and 7 assists to lead a Matador attack that found its rhythm in the second quarter.

  • 08 Nov

    MSOC: Mats Blemish Bruins for District Crown


    HERRIMAN, Utah---A long journey to the base of the mountains in Utah is certainly symbolic of the journey the Arizona Western Men’s Soccer Program has taken since the program’s inception in 1996.


    With the help of two penalty kicks, a stellar second half goal, excellent defense, and a few great saves, Arizona Western is District Champions for the first time.


  • 07 Nov

    MBB: Matadors Seize Road win in CA


    BLYTHE, Calif----All eleven Matadors who hit the floor hit at least one field goal in Arizona Western's 91-51 road win over Palo Verde College Wednesday night.

    The Matadors pull even to 2-2 on the season-opening road-trip before returning home this weekend for the Desert Classic.

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